Careers in conservation & the environment

Community Restoration Advisor – Hamilton City Council – Hamilton

  • Full Time
  • Hamilton
  • 01/10/2021

Website Hamilton City Council

Permanent position

As part of Hamilton City Council’s Community Group, our Parks and Recreation unit has responsibility in continuing to ensure Hamilton remains one of New Zealand’s most attractive and liveable cities. Our wider team manage the city’s visitor destinations, recreation facilities, parks and open spaces for our communities to play, relax and come together.

Become part of the Natural Areas team, working towards achieving great biodiversity outcomes for the city by engaging with community groups and volunteers to undertake native restoration projects, from planning to implementation.

This role encompasses actively encouraging our community to be involved with biodiversity outcomes for the city.

You will be looking to combine your skills in communication, training and supervision by engaging and inspiring a volunteer workforce.  You will have cultural awareness skills and have lots of enthusiasm and a genuine commitment to guiding, supporting and mentoring volunteers to deliver outcomes.  You are passionate about creating a positive work environment along with following policies and procedures.

If you’re up for the challenge to further develop skills in environmental leadership, cultural capability and to develop and foster your conservation knowledge with the community then look no further and apply today!

Learn more about the role by clicking here to view a copy of the position description!

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

Applications close: Friday,  1 October 2021.

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

“We will only collect personal information from you, or any relevant agencies with your consent, in accordance with our obligations in the Privacy Act 2020, which are to only undertake pre-employment screening checks relevant to the specific duties and functions of the role being advertised. The types of checks we conduct will vary depending on the role. You can find more information by clicking here about our recruitment process including the specific checks we undertake for each role.”

Hamilton City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies. Due to border restrictions, only people who are already eligible to live and work in New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.


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